Table of Contents
Contents: Preface. S.M. Gass, A.D. Cohen, E.E. Tarone, Introduction. Part I: Evaluating Competing Frameworks. F.R. Eckman, The Competence-Performance Issue in Second-Language Acquisition Theory: A Debate. G.P. Berent, The Subset Principle in Second-Language Acquisition. K. Bardovi-Harlig, Anecdote or Evidence? Evaluating Support for Hypotheses Concerning the Development of Tense and Aspect. L.K. Hagen, Constructs and Measurement in Parameter Models of Second-Language Acquisition. N.P. Markee, Toward an Ethnomethodological Respecification of Second-Language Acquisition Studies. Part II: Methodologies for Eliciting and Analyzing Language in Context. D. Douglas, L. Selinker, Research Methodology in Context-Based Second-Language Research. E. Shohamy, The Role of Language Tests in the Construction and Validation of Second-Language Acquisition Theories. A.D. Cohen, E. Olshtain, Researching the Production of Second-Language Speech Acts. R. Bayley, Interlanguage Variation and the Quantitative Paradigm: Past Tense Marking in Chinese-English. Part III: Methodologies for Eliciting and Analyzing Sentence-Level Data. U. Lakshmanan, K. Teranishi, Preferences Versus Grammaticality Judgments: Some Methodological Issues Concerning the Governing Category Parameter in Second-Language Acquisition. F.R. Eckman, Local and Long-Distance Anaphora in Second-Language Acquisition. E. Munnich, S. Flynn, G. Martohardjono, Elicited Imitation and Grammaticality Judgment Tasks: What They Measure and How They Relate to Each Other. R. Bley-Vroman, C. Chaudron, Elicited Imitation as a Measure of Second-Language Competence. N. Goss, Z. Ying-Hua, J-P. Lantolf, Two Heads May Be Better Than One: Mental Activity in Second-Language Grammaticality Judgments. R. Cowan, Y.A. Hatasa, Investigating the Validity and Reliability of Native Speaker and Second-Language Learner Judgments About Sentences. S.M. Gass, The Reliability of Second-Language Grammaticality Judgments. E.E. Tarone, A Summary: Research Approaches in Studying Second-Language Acquisition or "If the Shoe Fits..."